Currency

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A currency was a unit of exchange, facilitating the transfer of goods and/or services. As one of the central means of all economy, various currencies were used in the human-settled universe of the Post Diaspora era.

Known Currencies

Grayson austin
The Grayson austin was the standard currency of the Protectorate of Grayson.
Around 1906 PD, the exchange rate between the Manticoran dollar and the Grayson austin was around 1:1.3, as a 10 million Grayson austin investment requirement could be met by 7.5 million Manticoran dollars.

Havenite credit
The Havenite credit was the standard currency of both the People’s Republic of Haven and its successor state, the Republic of Haven. It was divided into one hundred centicredits.
The credit was not a physical legal tender, but an electronic currency tied to a person’s identity chip. Despite its legal status, the Havenite population tended to employ pieces of metal as a black market currency instead of the credit, even to the point that jokes abounded claiming that the only person to use the electronic credit system was Committeewoman Cordelia Ransom.

Manticoran dollar
The Manticoran dollar was the standard currency of the Star Kingdom of Manticore. (HH1)
An early 20th Century PD dreadnought was valued at around 32 billion dollars. (HH4)
Around 1906 PD, the exchange rate between the Manticoran dollar and the Grayson austin was around 1:1.3, as a 10 million Grayson austin investment requirement could be met by 7.5 million Manticoran dollars.

Solarian credit (SC)
The Solarian credit was the standard currency of the Solarian League.
Elaine Komandorski received half a million SC for selling out a freighter full of escaped Mesan slaves.

Currency Conversion

Conversion is straightforward: all currencies except for the Grayson austin converts at a 1 to 1 ratio, whereas the Grayson austin is valued at 75% of the rest (meaning that 100 austins is worth 75 of any other major currency).

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